Frequently backing up the RPS Database to another drive is recommended for preventing data loss during casualties to computers or media. Exporting panel accounts is an alternate form of backing up data however, is not recommended over performing the ‘RPS Backup’. The differences between operations and the steps to perform each are explained below.
File > Export performed from the Panel List view:
Exporting the panel list creates a backup of control panel account data, however does not save a number of other vital areas of the database. The panel list export is an option which may be performed in addition to, but should not be performed instead of the database backup.
Items saved during RPS Backup:
Steps for performing the RPS Backup: